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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
November 3rd
All Nippon Airways (ANA) recorded a healthy improvement in profits for the six months through September, as the airline’s rapid expansion in international markets provided a significant revenue boost. The carrier’s parent, ANA Holdings, report...
November 3rd
n Etihad Airways plan to take 49% shareholding in Alitalia will dilute Air France’s stake in the Italian carrier to less than 1%, according to Air France-KLM CFO Pierre-François Riolacci. Speaking on the group’s third-quarter results co...
November 3rd
Saying that bookings “did not meet expectations,” Frontier Airlines will not launch two new routes next month to the Bahamas as scheduled, an airline spokesman confirmed. read more
November 3rd
Mark Skidmore, a former head of Australia’s Royal Air Force and test pilot for Raytheon, has been tapped to lead the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as its new director of Aviation Safety. The appointment, which is for a five-year term, comes...
November 3rd
US DOT Air Travel Consumer Report View the PDF read more
November 3rd
Australia’s competition watchdog has failed in its attempt to force legal penalties on Air New Zealand and Garuda Indonesia as part of a broader action against airlines over alleged collusion in freight pricing. An Australian federal court ruled in ...
From FlightGlobal
October 31st
​Russia has delivered the last of 63 Mi-17 transport helicopter purchased by the US Defense Department on behalf of the Afghan National Army.
October 31st
​Sikorsky and subsidiary PZL Mielec have revealed that they will not submit a bid for the Polish armed forces’ 70-strong utility helicopter tender if the terms of the acquisition are not amended.
October 31st
Corrosion problems that resulted in the postponed delivery of the Royal Netherlands Navy’s NH Industries’ NH90 helicopter has cost the Dutch Department of Defence in excess of €100 million ($126 million), parliament has heard.
October 31st
​Austerity-gripped European countries would love China’s problems. As Beijing turns down the inflationary heat, Asia’s biggest economy will grow about 7% this year – much less than the double-digit rates of recent years, but eye-watering by Western standa...
October 30th
​The US Marine Corps still plans on having 10 war-ready Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II jets by July 1, 2015, but the loss of 45 flight testing days may mean that long-emphasised date will slip by days or weeks.
October 30th
​A Beechcraft King Air 200 crashed onto the top of a FlightSafety International building on 30 October near the Mid-Continent International airport in Wichita, Kansas, killing at least four, injuring several others and leaving some missing, airport ...



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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